Short Films I've seen

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1. La Jetée (1962)

Not Rated | 28 min | Short, Drama, Romance

The story of a man forced to explore his memories in the wake of World War III's devastation, told through still images.

Director: Chris Marker | Stars: Étienne Becker, Jean Négroni, Hélène Chatelain, Davos Hanich

Votes: 30,799

Rating: ★★★★★ (5)

2. The Wrong Trousers (1993)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Wallace lets out his spare room to a penguin. The penguin and Gromit, Wallace's dog, immediately don't see eye-to-eye. Meanwhile, Wallace has invented a giant pair of robotic trousers, designed to take Gromit for walks.

Director: Nick Park | Stars: Peter Sallis, Peter Hawkins

Votes: 51,732

Rating: ★★★★★ (4.5)

3. The Man Who Planted Trees (1987)

30 min | Animation, Short, Drama

The story of a shepherd's single handed quest to re-forest a barren valley.

Director: Frédéric Back | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 5,521

Rating: ★★★★★ (4.5)

4. Rabbit of Seville (1950)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Bugs Bunny gives Elmer Fudd a close shave as they sing and act out Rossini's opera.

Director: Chuck Jones | Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan

Votes: 4,973

Rating: ★★★★★ (4.5)

5. Rabbit Seasoning (1952)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Action

Daffy Duck tricks Elmer Fudd into believing it's rabbit season; but Bugs Bunny uses a female disguise and faulty pronouns to fight back.

Director: Chuck Jones | Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan

Votes: 4,076

Rating: ★★★★★ (4.5)

6. What's Opera, Doc? (1957)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Elmer Fudd is again hunting rabbits - only this time it's an opera. Wagner's Siegfried with Elmer as the titular hero and Bugs as Brunnhilde. They sing, they dance, they eat the scenery.

Director: Chuck Jones | Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan

Votes: 9,457

Rating: ★★★★★ (4.5)

7. Piper (2016)

G | 6 min | Animation, Short, Family

A hungry sandpiper hatchling ventures from her nest for the first time to dig for food by the shoreline. The problem is, the food is buried in the sand where scary waves roll up.

Director: Alan Barillaro | Star: Bui Quoc Huy Steve

Votes: 26,656

Rating: ★★★★★ (4.5)

8. More (1998)

6 min | Sci-Fi, Short, Animation

A worker in a factory learns a lesson about life. When is enough?

Director: Mark Osborne

Votes: 5,598

Rating: ★★★★★ (4.5)

9. Statues also Die (1953)

30 min | Documentary, Short

A documentary of black art.

Directors: Ghislain Cloquet, Chris Marker, Alain Resnais | Stars: Jean Négroni, François Mitterrand, Pope Pius XII, Sugar Ray Robinson

Votes: 1,142

Rating: ★★★★★ (4.5)

10. The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore (2011)

TV-G | 15 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

After a hurricane levels his city, a young man wanders into a mysterious library where books literally come to life.

Directors: William Joyce, Brandon Oldenburg

Votes: 5,420

Rating: ★★★★★ (4.5)

11. Rejected (2000)

Unrated | 9 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A hilarious collection of animated television commercials that were rejected because of their creator's failing grip on sanity.

Director: Don Hertzfeldt | Stars: Robert May, Jennifer Nyholm, Don Hertzfeldt

Votes: 8,062

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

12. The Old Man and the Sea (1999)

20 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

An old fisherman goes out on his fishing trip and makes a huge catch, the biggest of his life.

Director: Aleksandr Petrov | Stars: Gordon Pinsent, Kevin Duhaney, Yôji Matsuda, Rentarô Mikuni

Votes: 3,941

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

13. Everything Will Be Ok (2006)

17 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A series of dark and troubling events forces Bill to reckon with the meaning of his life - or lack thereof.

Director: Don Hertzfeldt | Star: Don Hertzfeldt

Votes: 2,638

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

14. Steamboat Willie (1928)

TV-Y7 | 8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Mickey Mouse is a mischievous deckhand on a riverboat that is under the command of the tyrannical Captain Pete.

Directors: Ub Iwerks, Walt Disney | Star: Walt Disney

Votes: 8,218

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

15. The Mad Doctor (1933)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Mickey must save Pluto from a mad doctor's lair.

Directors: David Hand, Wilfred Jackson | Stars: Billy Bletcher, Pinto Colvig, Walt Disney

Votes: 1,242

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

16. The Sandman (1991)

10 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

Upstairs, in the moonlit and empty room, a little boy scared of the dancing shadows, encounters a figment of his vivid imagination: the horrible Sandman.

Director: Paul Berry

Votes: 1,265

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

17. Vincent (1982)

G | 6 min | Animation, Short, Family

Young Vincent Malloy dreams of being just like Vincent Price and loses himself in macabre daydreams which annoys his mother.

Director: Tim Burton | Star: Vincent Price

Votes: 22,071

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

18. A Grand Day Out (1989)

Not Rated | 23 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

Wallace takes a break from trying to decide on a holiday destination only to find he has no cheese for his crackers. The solution to both problems is a trip to the moon, with dog Gromit, because everybody knows the moon's made of cheese.

Director: Nick Park | Stars: Peter Sallis, Peter Hawkins

Votes: 32,138

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

19. The Old Lady and the Pigeons (1997)

25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

In seductive central Paris, an undernourished gendarme willing to go to great lengths to feed himself hatches a desperate, yet utterly cunning plan.

Director: Sylvain Chomet | Stars: James Pidgeon, Michoue Sylvain, Andrea Usher-Jones

Votes: 2,644

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

20. Rabbit Fire (1951)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Action

Daffy Duck and Bugs argue back and forth whether it is duck season or rabbit season. The object of their arguments is hunter Elmer Fudd.

Director: Chuck Jones | Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan

Votes: 3,661

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

21. The Red Balloon (1956)

Not Rated | 34 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

A red balloon with a mind of its own follows a little boy around the streets of Paris.

Director: Albert Lamorisse | Stars: Pascal Lamorisse, Sabine Lamorisse, Georges Sellier, Vladimir Popov

Votes: 17,107

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

22. Night and Fog (1956)

Not Rated | 32 min | Documentary, Short, History

The history of Nazi Germany's death camps of the Final Solution and the hellish world of dehumanization and death contained inside.

Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Michel Bouquet, Reinhard Heydrich, Heinrich Himmler, Adolf Hitler

Votes: 17,605

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

23. The Pied Piper (1986)

Not Rated | 53 min | Animation, Fantasy, Horror

The story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin with a twist.

Director: Jirí Barta | Stars: Oldrich Kaiser, Jirí Lábus, Michal Pavlícek, Vilém Cok

Votes: 1,135

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

24. Partly Cloudy (2009)

G | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Babies both human and beast are created up in the stratosphere, by the clouds themselves. One cloud specializes in "dangerous" babies, creating a challenge for his loyal stork that has to deliver them.

Director: Peter Sohn | Stars: Tony Fucile, Lori Richardson

Votes: 20,597

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

25. Presto (2008)

G | 5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A stage magician's rabbit gets into a magical onstage brawl against his neglectful guardian with two magic hats.

Director: Doug Sweetland | Star: Doug Sweetland

Votes: 23,144

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

26. The House of Small Cubes (2008)

12 min | Animation, Short, Drama

To save his house from rising flood waters, an old man uses bricks to build it higher, then he relives events from his past while searching for his dropped pipe.

Director: Kunio Kato | Star: Masami Nagasawa

Votes: 10,510

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

27. Go Fly a Kit (1957)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short

A kitten is adopted by a maternal eagle, who teaches the young cat to fly- by using his tail as a spinning propeller. Upon reaching the age to venture into the world on his own, the flying ... See full summary »

Director: Chuck Jones | Stars: Mel Blanc, Daws Butler

Votes: 297

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

28. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1949)

Approved | 34 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

In a small town, a brewing romantic rivalry with a local tough and a school-teacher culminates in a terrifying ride in the night.

Directors: Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney | Stars: Bing Crosby, Billy Bletcher, Pinto Colvig, Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires

Votes: 4,282

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

29. Geri's Game (1997)

G | 4 min | Animation, Short, Family

Geri sets up a chess game to play his greatest opponent - himself.

Director: Jan Pinkava | Star: Bob Peterson

Votes: 23,438

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

30. La Luna (2011)

G | 7 min | Animation, Short, Drama

A fable of a young boy coming of age in the most peculiar of circumstances. It's the first time his Papa and Grandpa are taking him to work. Will he be able to find his own way?

Director: Enrico Casarosa | Stars: Tony Fucile, Krista Sheffler, Phil Sheridan

Votes: 13,951

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

31. The Cat Concerto (1947)

Passed | 8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Tom Cat is a concert pianist who plays beautifully until he is interrupted by Jerry Mouse.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna

Votes: 4,041

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

32. Bear Story (2014)

G | 11 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

An old, lonesome bear tells the story of his life through a mechanical diorama.

Director: Gabriel Osorio Vargas

Votes: 3,180

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

33. The Grandmother (1970)

Not Rated | 34 min | Animation, Short, Horror

A young boy plants some strange seeds and they grow into a grandmother.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Dorothy McGinnis, Richard White, Virginia Maitland, Robert Chadwick

Votes: 6,343

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

34. The Night Before Christmas (1941)

Passed | 9 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Well, a mouse *is* stirring... And he's having fun playing with the toys, until he mistakes Tom for a stuffed toy and wakes him up.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna, Rudolf Ising | Stars: William Hanna, Harry Lang, The Debutantes, Frank Graham

Votes: 1,855

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

35. Lifted (2006)

G | 5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A teenage alien is trying to abduct a sleeping human, but doesn't know which switch to use.

Director: Gary Rydstrom | Star: Sheb Wooley

Votes: 18,430

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

36. Mexican Joyride (1947)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

Daffy Duck drives to Mexico for a vacation, and after a harrowing experience with the local cuisine that literally sets his mouth afire, Daffy goes to a bullfight ring to observe the ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Davis | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 159

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

37. Plane Crazy (1928)

Approved | 6 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

Inspired by Lindbergh's flight from New York to Paris, Mickey builds a plane to take Minnie for a trip involving some necking, though Minnie objects to the necking.

Directors: Walt Disney, Ub Iwerks | Star: Walt Disney

Votes: 1,848

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

38. The Old Mill (1937)

Approved | 9 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

As a thunderstorm approaches, birds, mice and other creatures try to stay safe and dry in an old mill.

Director: Wilfred Jackson | Stars: Elvia Allman, Marie Arbuckle, Dorothy Compton, Quito DeClarence

Votes: 3,827

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

39. Sandman: 24 Hour Diner (2017)

34 min | Short, Horror

In this surreal and horrific adaptation of the cult classic Sandman comic "24 Hours", a psychotic escaped patient from Arkham Asylum decides to have some fun at the expense of six patrons of a 24 Hour Diner.

Directors: Nicholas Brown, Evan Henderson | Stars: Neil Affleck, Kenton Blythe, Justyna Bochanysz, Doran Damon

Votes: 56

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

40. Moving Art (2014–2019)
Episode: Oceans (2014)

Not Rated | 25 min | Documentary

Viewers will experience the power of ocean waves and the sea's underwater splendor as filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg takes his camera into the deep.

Director: Louie Schwartzberg

Votes: 253

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

41. The Tell-Tale Heart (I) (1953)

Passed | 8 min | Animation, Short, Crime

A madman tells his tale of murder, and how a strange beating sound haunted him afterward.

Director: Ted Parmelee | Star: James Mason

Votes: 1,840

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

42. Creature Comforts (1989)

TV-G | 5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A humourous and thought provoking view of what animals in zoos might be thinking about their captivity and surroundings.

Director: Nick Park | Star: Julie Sedgewick

Votes: 6,308

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

43. One Froggy Evening (1955)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A man futilely struggles to make his fortune with a frog that sings and dances, but only when it is alone with the owner.

Director: Chuck Jones | Star: William Roberts

Votes: 5,366

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)

44. The Hungry Wolf (1942)

9 min | Family, Animation, Short

In the dead of winter, a wolf is torn between hunger and his affection for an adorable young rabbit.

Director: Hugh Harman | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 122

Rating: ★★★★★ (4)